Newsletter list: All information collected from sheilaseabrook.com is only used by Sheila. The e-newsletter list data is stored via the third-party MadMimi and is managed by Sheila. Data is never sold to a third party or made available for sale. The information collected, such as your email address, is stored to allow Sheila to communicate directly with you. She may send you emails about promotions, special offers, giveaways and contests related to her books, news about upcoming releases and story characters, as well as glimpses into her personal life. If at any time you choose not to receive these email messages, you will be given the option to opt out or change your preferences at the bottom of every newsletter email you receive. Clicking on this opt-out link will remove you from that particular list.
Purchase links: Please note that if you purchase a book through a link on this website or associated social media pages, your purchase will be handled by the vendor you select (e.g., Amazon, Kobo, Nook, Apple, Google Play) and they maintain their own separate information about you that is NOT shared with Sheila.
Social Media: If you use a third-party to connect with Sheila, for example, through Facebook or Twitter by “following” or “liking” Sheila Seabrook’s pages, that third party may pass certain information about your use of its service, but note that sheilaseabrook.com does not collect and/or retain any of this information. You should always review, and if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party websites and services, like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc. before using them to link to other places.
Analytics information: Sheila may directly collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools and services, like Google Analytics, to help measure traffic and usage trends for her web pages, email newsletter, and social media connections. These tools collect information sent by your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit and other information that assist in improving your user experience. This analytics data is collected and used in aggregate form and cannot be reasonably manipulated to identify any particular individual user.
Website Log File Information: sheilaseabrook.com is routinely monitored and scanned for virus checks, malware identification, etc., in order to keep it a secure site. Therefore website log file information is automatically reported by your browser or mobile device each time you access the site, and the server automatically records certain log file information. These server logs may include anonymous information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, entry and exit pages and URLs, number of clicks, and how you interact with links, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other similar information.
Instances where it may be required to share your information: Your information will only be disclosed when required to do so by law or subpoena, or if there is reasonable belief that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement; (b) to protect the security, quality or integrity of the website; and/or (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of this website’s users, or others.